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Mountain View, Newly Renovated Studio

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Property type condo

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Oceanside, Unobstructed Mountain View, Private Beach Access, walk to town

Spectacular view of the West Maui Mountains; the Lahaina Shores Beach Resort is on 475 Front Street (see map), located in downtown Lahaina. Everything in town is within walking distance. No need to drive. Beach is right outside your backdoor.

550 sq. ft.; twin beds can be converted to King; brand new kitchen and bathroom cupboards and counters; efficiency toilet; brand new bathroom noiseless fan; kitchen is fully equipped , dining area; balcony with outdoor chairs and table; bath tub and shower; 45'' HDL Flatscreen TV, Cable, free internet and WiFi, ipod loading dock. Brand new washer/dryer facilities located on same floor. Bed linen, bath and beach towels are provided.

$30 fee for twin bed accommodation

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Carmen Karady
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2016
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About Carmen Karady

Aloha! My name is Carmen Karady and have lived in Lahaina for thirteen years. I teach yoga at the nearby hotel resorts and senior center. I am an active member of the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset which meets Tuesday evenings. As Past International chair for our club, I have travelled to Africa, India, Japan and Egypt.

I have a wonderful partner, Norman Estin, who is a physician in town for Doctors on Call. The terrific news is that I'm now a grandmother.

Carmen Karady purchased this condo in 2012

Why Carmen Karady chose Maui

Voted as one of the best beach towns in the USA, this is a great location for tourists and locals alike, and it's getting better all the time because many of the historical sites are being renovated.

One of the advantages of living in Lahaina is that you really don't need a car. Everything is in walking distance--from the Banyan Park to the Harbor. The beach is right outside your door, as well as art galleries, museums, churches, restaurants, and shops. The location is really quite convenient.

What makes this condo unique

Hawaii is unique for several reasons: its healing qualities due to the fresh air, sparkling warm ocean, sunshine, and constant year-round ideal temperatures. Not only do the winter birds flock to Maui, but summer birds as well because of the moderate climate. And let's not forget Maui's volcano, Haleakala, 'House of the rising sun,' a pilgrimage well worth taking at dawnbreak. Then there are jungles and waterfalls, golf galore, and day trips to neighboring islands. The list goes on and on.

One of the most unique benefits of this particular location is direct beach access--just walk out the back gate! Next door is the surfing school where you can rent paddle and surf board; and you can join my yoga classes for free.


based on 30 traveler reviews

Mountain View, Newly Renovated Studio
average rating of 4.8 based on 30 reviews

Lovely Stay!

  • 5 of 5

The studio was clean, well stocked and well located. It was especially nice to have a front desk in the lobby for easy check-in and check out. Don't hesitate to book this unit. Everything was as advertised and very nice.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, spacious and cozy.

  • 4 of 5

This wss right in the heart of lahaina. Walkable to everything. You can even walk along the beach from the hotel to the harbour, which was nice. The room was clean, cozy, and what we expected. Nice and big kitchen and it was stocked with lots of odds and ends. (Neosporin, nail polish remover, bug spray, curling iron, hair dryer, spices, condiments, ice, shampoo, conditioner, soap) We would stay here again for sure. Carmen was great to work with and very responsive. Parking was an additional $3 a day, which was cheap. Only issues we had were with the property itself, not Carmen's unit. The parking garage smelled like the dump and you had to hold your breath upon entering. The halls in the hotel also smelled like old stale smoke. Being a non smoker it stands out. Once inside the room it goes away or you don't notice it as much. The beach chairs were pretty tattered and old so we had to rent chairs but that was cheap so no big deal.

All in all we enjoyed our stay, will recommend to others and will most likely be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your review, Jessica. I'm glad you enjoyed the studio. I work very hard to provide the nicest environment possible. Cleanliness and comfort are my main goals. I will have housekeeping chuck the old beach chairs. Thank you for alerting me. The obnoxious smell in the underground garage has been remedied. Lahaina Shores is a non-smoking property. All guests have to sign the agreement upon registering. Perhaps the enclosed corridors need a better ventilating system. I will share your review with the GM and hotel mgr. mahalo, Carmen Karady
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Good experience

  • 4 of 5

The building is in an excellent location. Parking is close to the building and the parking fee is only like 3.00 per day. The property sits close to the beach and has easy beach access. This particular unit does not have an ocean view, and that was made clear in the ad. The bed was super comfortable. We stayed for six nights. It would

Have been nice to have had more bath towels and wash rags (only had 2), and maybe fluffier beach towels and more than one bar of soap. Might consider investing in another beach chair that sits higher. Overall, the experience was really good and we would stay in this unit again. It wasn't luxurious, but it was definitely a comfortable unit. However, air conditioning could be better, the unit would not go below 75 and as a result it felt stuffy in there at times.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful first time visit to Maui!

  • 5 of 5

We came to Maui for the first time and stayed at Carmen's property. All of the reviews I read reguarding her place were very complimentary and I have to say, we were not disappointed! The staff at Lahaina Shores bent over backwards to make sure our stay was enjoyable. The location was great; within walking distance to shops, restaurants and our Luau. Carmen really thought of everything as far as extras went. We were very pleasantly surprised. She was also very kind to us and a pleasure to deal with. We would definately stay here again as there were so many more things we wished we had time for. Would highly recommend staying here to anyone. Mahalo! The Moellerings from Texas

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Enjoyed our stay at Carmen's Place

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a quick trip to Maui and our stay at the suite in Lahaina Shores. Great place, very comfortable, all amenities and very clean. The resort itself was very nice and enjoyed the pool/hot tub and beach access. The proximity to Lahaina was a bonus as everything is in walking distance and we didn't need to get into the car for stuff we did locally. Carmen was easy to deal with and appreciated her communication with us before booking and going on our trip. Will definitely come back. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovin Maui

  • 5 of 5

Everything was wonderful. Great location walking distance to downtown. Nice beach a & pool area and not crowded

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Tourist 'Sugar Cane Train'
Car: not necessary

Address: 475 Front Street, Lahaina

Concierge 7 days a week; 24-hour front desk service

Nearby public library and harbor

Town is in walking distance

Museums, theaters, galleries, historical sites

Shopping, restaurants


Rates & Availability

Lahaina Condo Rental Rates

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High Season
Dec 15 2016 - Mar 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping (amenities) $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 13.42%

$4/night parking fee is paid directly to the hotel at the Front Desk upon checking-out.
Preferred method of payment: E-check. There are no fees incurred with E-checks!
International transaction, PayPal and credit card transaction fees are paid by the Guest.
Check-in: 3pm
Check-out: 11am
$30 fee for twin bed accommodation

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
  • 7 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bath tub and shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Studio - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
  • Two twin beds converted to King-size bed upon request
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Lovely lobby with bridge tables and comfortable furniture . Outdoor lawn, shade trees and view of ocean. Beach access.

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